The Alchemist Selects Winner In "Rappers Best Friend 2 - Got Raps?" Contest

UPDATE: Worcester, Massachusetts' Joyner Lucas made the song/video that Alchemist liked most. Their collaboration will be digitally released by Decon.

Top Hip Hop producer The Alchemist has partnered with label Decon and HipHopDX for the "Rapper's Best Friend 2 Contest." In promotion of Al's March 6th instrumental Hip Hop album, Rapper's Best Friend 2 (order here), the longtime associate of Mobb Deep and Gangrene member is offering one lucky emcee a fully-produced track.

Decon and Alchemist released the following video breaking down how to enter and just what you win:

Beginning today, applicants may enter through downloading the instrumental to "Whole Lotta Thug" at RappersBestFriend2.com.

Contestants must then make a video of them rapping, and reply to the album page's YouTube video here.

Additionally, contestants must submit their contact information at Decon's Facebook page.

The winner will receive an Alchemist-produced single released digitally by Decon.

[February 22]

UPDATE:

The Alchemist has selected the winner. Congratulations to Worcester, Massachusetts' Joyner Lucas (@JoynerLucas), who will win a fully-produced track by Al, which will be digitally distributed by Decon. His submission, "Who AM I" is posted below:

Follow Joyner Lucas on Facebook.

46 Comments

  • Anonymous

    AL did U c DAYLE

  • Jon Connor - Unconscious State (2nd Studio Album) (Duck Down Music Inc.)

    1. Intro 2. When Darkness Falls (Produced by The Alchemist) 3. Gotta Get 'Em feat. Royce da 5'9" (Produced by Mr. Porter) 4. Take My Pain (Produced by Mr. Porter) 5. Nightmares (Produced by Statik Selektah) 6. Better Days (Produced by Mr. Porter) 7. Bloody Money (Produced by Statik Selektah) 8. Judgement Day (Produced by Statik Selektah) 9. Two Clips feat. Pharoahe Monch (Produced by Marco Polo) 10. Sunshine (Produced by Mr. Porter) 11. Die Hard (Produced by Black Milk) 12. Mercy feat. Guilty Simpson (Produced by Apollo Brown) 13. Formidable Enemy (Produced by Mr. Porter) 14. City Lights feat. Phonte (Produced by 9th Wonder) 15. Big Beat Walkthrough feat. Action Bronson & Reks (Produced by Statik Selektah) 16. Unconscious State (Produced by Khrysis) Deluxe Edition 17. What I Do (Produced by Statik Selektah) 18. Thousand Words (Produced by !llmind) 19. Fear (Produced by Beatnick & K-Salaam) 20. Die Hard (Remix) feat. Sean Price, eLZhi & Royce da 5'9" (Produced by Black Milk)

  • sg1323...

    wow, eminem lets this guy dj for him....

  • RLMG

    Make sure you check out his videos at youtube.com/RLTV813

  • Keenan Cunnin

    Well done Mr. Lucas

  • C.

    dude is ill, before folks start firing off you should check his catalog. I wasn't really sold until i really honestly listened to the whole submission then checked his songs. I think he switch his name up cause i found this tape "Future Joyner - Listen to me" on bandcamp & its dope!

  • A $harp

    DPS Should of won...smh

  • Anonymous

    quake shoulda won

  • Anonymous

    YEA, WHAT THE FUCK IS UP WIT ALL THE CENSORSHIP ON COMMENTS?????.............IS THAT ILLUMINATI SHIT 4REAL??

    • Anonymous

      Naw its called do whatever the fuck they want to do. Deal with it or leave. Its just that simple. Get off that illumaniti shit...that is so 2011

  • Anonymous

    WOW,THIS GUY IS CRAZY

  • Pauly Dumas

    You already kno Mass is in the game, ya i said game but we not playing around this mutha foka!!!! (Wezzy Voice) Joyner Lucas Congrats Kid you def deserve it people really don't kno how much work & passion into where you heading kid, GEEEET'EMMMMM

  • Anonymous

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgavI-QEy4M&feature=related He got bars..

  • Anonymous

    Alchemist, so slept on, yet so vital.

  • cmon

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  • @BIGBADBARAGON

    This comment was removed for violating our right to have an opinion differing from that of HipHopDX

  • DaGnrl@gmail.com

    THE FUCKS UP WIT ALL THIS CENSORSHIP ALL OF A SUDDEN?

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  • DAMIAN THOMAS

    I'VE LOOKED AT ALOT OF THESE VIDS AND THIS KID HAS PUNCHLINES FOR DAYS! AND HE LOOKS LIKE SWIZZ BEATZ copy and paste the link... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxwT7j3UELA

    • GZ

      check out GZ-WHOLE LOTTA THUGZ VIDEO! its the first video on the forefront of the rappersbest friend page . -GZ

  • Joe

    Trace Blam is nice. You gotta check out his new music video if you want to hear some real lyrical shit. The song is called "Success" if you wanna check it out for yourself. We know HipHopDX won't check it out without getting paid. TRUST ME! The kid has skills. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDGHclo8Izc

  • TCM ONLINE

    Trace Blam is tuff! Idk about the rest

  • Manny

    Severe and Blam were good

  • Piff

    The hell? These are the notables?

  • A.C. Says 10%

    NONE OF THE VIDEOS PLAY!!

  • TigerPawRaw

    is that HONESTLY y'alls idea of 5 good videos??? really? check my shit out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac0N4HtRAuA

    • tigerpawraw

      ok, and i'm saying those are 5 wack ass videos. i'm not just sayin that cuz i'm in the damn thing and they didn't put my video up there, i just think it's wack that they put up that garbage when they coulda gave 5 people shine that actually deserve it.

    • you're and idiot

      no one said it was the "best 5", they are giving you an idea of submissions. Funny, good, bad, etc....

  • cozce

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDWEwQ_GYBA goes in

  • KiLa KaS

    Search KiLa KaS Whole Lotta Thug via youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRQxcgdxMaE&feature=youtube_gdata_player ..

  • KiLa KaS

    KiLa KaS response to The ALC contest.. s/o 2 ALC and Decon.. Peace!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRQxcgdxMaE&context=C3aae1daADOEgsToPDskLmbsRDGHalI4eCNLJfnrZJ #rappersbestfriendcontest #limitedtime

  • TewSLy

    I had to reupload my submission video. So the link I provided on the facebook page is no longer active. The new link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8zT80OnbuI&feature=autoshare -TewSLy

  • SheCallMeLs

    I did my video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crL_2Gpi1ok&list=UUTLXlL4lolNbTEHuSH_hQmg&index=1&feature=plcp

  • Kanye

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  • KiLa KaS

    Hope I can make the deadline... #go

  • Rhymes and Reasons

    If y'all like the Alchemist, you may enjoy my blog, Rhymes and Reasons. Its a series of interviews with hip-hop heads who discuss their lives in the context of a few songs that matter to them. Tends to focus on issues of racism, white privilege, sexism, sexual violence, etc. Please take a look. http://thisisrhymesandreasons.wordpress.com/

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